wargames reloaded

It is my innermost conviction—at least for now—that the metaphorical and symbolical web which we call ‘culture’ is constituted, built and rebuilt by ever-changing, interlocking feedback loops of the associative kind. Never will we be able to draw a complete picture of those, but sometimes the sociocultural anthropologist will have the chance to have an indepth glance on some of them loops. In respect to cyberculture, I guess I just stumbled over one. Does anybody remember the 1983 movie ↑Wargames—starring a then youthful ↑Matthew Broderick? The movie’s story was about some hacker-d00d (Broderick) who hacked himself beyond the firewall of … Continue reading